St. Lawrence County Probation Department
48 Court Street
Canton, New York 13617

Ph: 315-379-2230
Fx: 315-386-1030

Timothy LePage, Probation Director

 

St. Lawrence County Probation Department


DISTRICT OFFICES:

Gouverneur 99 West Main St. (315) 287-2220
Massena 21 Harrowgate Commons  (315) 764-0441
Ogdensburg 206 Ford St. (315) 393-1950
     


What is Probation?

Probation is an alternative to incarceration that permits offenders to live and work in the community, support their families, receive rehabilitative services and make restitution to the victims of their crimes. It also addresses juvenile crime with early intervention for youth at risk.

The single most used criminal punishment in the U.S. today, probation is a judicial function governed by the courts that sentence defendants.

When carefully administered and applied only to those who can safely be monitored in the community, it can provide rehabilitation and reintegration of the offender into society, ultimately helping to reduce crime. The St. Lawrence County Probation Department maintains a high standard of public safety by providing solutions to crime, delinquency, and families in crisis. Residents come to probation seeking our assistance in preparing court petitions involving family offenses, custody and visitation, support and persons in need of supervision (PINS). The Probation Department provides public safety through treatment, planning and prevention. St. Lawrence County probation officers are peace officers with dual responsibilities of public safety and rehabilitation. Their ultimate goal is to stop the cycle of crime and prevent offenders from becoming serious and violent criminals.





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